[rabbitmq-discuss] Reliable delivery via exclusive queues

Alvaro Videla videlalvaro at gmail.com
Mon Mar 31 16:06:55 BST 2014


Why do you need the queue to be exclusive? Perhaps you want exclusive
consumers? http://www.rabbitmq.com/amqp-0-9-1-reference.html#basic.consume.exclusive



On Mon, Mar 31, 2014 at 4:49 PM, Brian Reischl <breischl at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm looking at using queues with the exclusive option for distributing
> configuration updates in my application. However, I'm worried that using the
> exclusive option makes the queue unreliable in the event of transient
> network problems. My thinking is that if the connection drops, then the
> queue is deleted along with any messages in it. My consumer will also be
> disconnected for some period of time while it reconnects and declares a new
> queue & bindings, during which time any new messages will not be delivered.
> Is that correct? If so, it seems like exclusive queues should not be used
> for messages you don't want to lose?
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